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Clann Credo Success Stories

Organisations benefiting include; Community & Voluntary, Charities, Sports Clubs, Social Enterprises and organisations tackling community, social and environmental issues.

Clann Credo is a charity and recycles capital repayments into new loans to continuously increase the Community Loan Finance available so more community organisations can benefit in the future.

As Ireland’s largest social finance provider, we have re-imagined lending and believe that finance can be a catalyst for good in communities.



In order to keep pace with technology and improve the experience of users, the Abbey Arts & Cultural Centre decided to upgrade its audio systems and sought Clann Credo’s support for the initiative.

Clann Credo was happy to support Adamstown Athletic Club with Community Loan Finance. The Club's positive impact on the Adamstown community was clear.

At least one half of this proud football club can trace its origins all the way back to a Saturday afternoon card game in the local pub.

Clann Credo provided short term funding for the development of a new IT centre that augments local skills and mitigates loneliness among older community members in Askamore.

Clann Credo's support enabled the Athboy Archery Club to purchase specialised archery equipment to help the Club participate in a greater number of events and create a more inclusive environment.

The Aughnamullen Sports, Leisure & Social Development Association dreamed of turning their local GAA club house into a community focal point. Financing from Clann Credo made this dream a reality.

With financial support from Clann Credo, the community in Ballybane has built its own state of the art Community Centre.

When the people of Castledaly required short-term financial assistance, they turned to Clann Credo.

The centre provides practical support for the indigenous film infrastructure through assistance for low budget film-makers, the facilitation of training and the provision of post-production facilities

Kyle GAA Club nestles in the borderlands between Tipperary, Offaly and Laois, although it is the latter county that the club calls home.

Stella Maris FC has not only provided legendary international footballers, but also plays a significant part of the community in Dublin. Clann Credo has helped them create a 'Field of Dreams'.

With the support of Clann Credo, the new and improved Tullow Tennis club has become a powerful example of how communities can rebuild and rejuvenate from within.